Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0044ep63 | (1) | SFEBES2016

Carney Complex-a 30 year journey

Mlawa Gideon , Affam Dora , Oshodi Marek

Background: Carney complex is rare multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome affecting adrenal, pituitary and thyroid glands. ItÂ’s associated with other non-endocrine tumours such as cardiac, skin, mucosal or breast myxomas, testicular tumours, melanotic shwanomas and abnormal pigmentation (spotty skin pigmentation (freckles).Case: We present the case of a 54 year old lady, who was referred for echocardiography in December 2014 following an episode of p...

ea0041ep187 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2016

The role of cinacalcet in a patient with persistent hypercalcaemia despite parathyroidectomy

Mlawa Gideon , Affam Dora , Silveira Maria

Introduction: Parathyroid adenoma is the commonest cause of primary hyperparathyroidism, but 10% of these adenomas can be ectopic, leading to persistent and recurrent hypercalcaemia.Case: We present a case of 82 years old man was admitted in June 2011 with increasesd confusion, slurred speech, poor balance (ataxia). He had no features of sepsis and no other focal neurology. His past medical history included constipation, dry eyes. He was on Aspirin, hypr...

ea0055wg4 | Workshop G: Disorders of the parathyroid glands, calcium metabolism and bone | SFEEU2018

Generalised convulsions as a presentation of severe hypocalcaemia secondary to Vitamin D deficiency: An uncommon presentation of a common condition

Anandappa Samantha , Rajakumar Lavarniya , Affam Dora , Sivappriyan Siva , Kumar Jesse

A 36 year old female patient presented to the emergency department with a generalised tonic-clonic seizure. She had a past medical history of epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis. Her medication prior to hospital admission was Tegretol which had controlled her seizures well for many years. On admission, the adjusted calcium level was 1.4 mmol/l with a raised ALP 508 U/l and a phosphate within the normal reference range at 1.1 mmol/l. Magnesium was also within the normal reference r...